by Staff | Mar 20, 2018 12:42 pm | Comments (3)
As their party prepares to play a potential kingmaker role in deciding who runs for governor and other top state offices, New Haven Democrats elected Vincent Mauro Jr. Monday night to a third two-year term term as town chair.
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by Staff | Mar 19, 2018 2:58 pm
Erin Stewart Monday became the youngest candidate officially in this year’s governor’s race — and made a point about it.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 19, 2018 12:02 pm | Comments (5)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy took a trip to the mythical African country of Wakanda on Sunday night. But he wasn’t visiting on official business.
He invited along 50 of his younger New Haven constituents.
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by Christopher Peak | Mar 14, 2018 3:17 pm | Comments (3)
At Wilbur Cross High School, students participating in a nationwide walkout Wednesday spoke of their fear of a mass shooting, but they also addressed the more pervasive violence in New Haven, including homicides that buried their classmates.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 12, 2018 3:02 pm
When Theresa Leonard-Rozyn was being trafficked by her drug-addicted mother, nobody was looking for her. She wasn’t a runaway. She was a nine-year-old who needed help.
Now at 45, she wants to make sure that someone is looking out for the children being trafficked for sex on the Internet. And she wants to go after the websites that make it so easy to buy children and abuse them.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 12, 2018 1:10 pm | Comments (15)
Months before the major parties decide who should become Connecticut’s next governor, you can cast an early vote — and in the process challenge our winner-takes-all electoral system.
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by Christopher Peak | Mar 9, 2018 9:14 am | Comments (20)
A self-described “country-club Republican” is turning over the local party to a man who once made the news for filming teens stealing Donald Trump signs off his lawn.
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by Staff | Mar 7, 2018 8:54 am | Comments (14)
Arthur Perlo and Randall Furlow handily defeated incumbent Arthur Gary Stewart in Tuesday’s local Democratic Party Ward Co-Chair primary in the Edgewood neighborhood.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 5, 2018 8:51 am | Comments (4)
The one local Democratic Party ward chair primary taking place in the city on Tuesday will pit a four-term “independent” incumbent up against a challenger associated with Yale’s UNITE-HERE unions.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 2, 2018 2:38 pm | Comments (1)
Guy Smith preferred to talk about how he’ll beat “career politicians” to become Connecticut’s next governor. Not what he said decades ago about Bill Clinton’s extramarital conduct or about Philip Morris’s anti-anti-smoking efforts.
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